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Jon Spencer – Spencer Sings The Hits: Reviews

“Fidèle à son éternel savoir-faire, à son énergie sauvage et primitive, comme à son charisme, Jon Spencer réveille la bête qui somnolait en lui, et profite de ce premier album solo pour rappeler la parenté du blues au sein de … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – Stylus, Leeds: Photos / Review

“Jon Spencer would be enough to entice me but with the added bonus of the Melvins headlining (a separate feature coming for that very soon), it was just way too much cool for me to turn down! I filled up … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – The Waterfront, Norwich: Review / Set List

“The night downstairs opened in phenomenal style with Jon Spencer (and the Hitmakers), known to most from the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. This was trashy garage rock and roll at its best. Literally, because as well as a drummer there … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN: Photos / Review

“The garage rocker kicks things off with their first single Do the Trash Can. There is a reason they kicked off with this song. IT ROCKS! From the swinging drum intro to the buzzy guitar riff, the song is a … Continue reading

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Jon Spencer – High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI: Review

“Spencer also included a couple of JSBX songs in the set, including “Dang” and “Shirt Jac,” the video links from the High Noon show at the end of this post, plus Heavy Trash’s “The Loveless” and Pussy Galore’s “Pretty Fuck … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Sala 0, Madrid: Photos / Review

“Tampoco ha perdido un ápice de fuerza cuando atacaba los temas, con momentos de fiereza y tambien de sosegada pausa, éstos últimos menos numerosos.” Boss Hog – Sala 0 (Son Estrella Galicia), Madrid, Spain (14 June 2018). Link: https://www.rockandrollarmy.com/magazine/2018/06/19/boss-hog-madrid-sala-0-14-6-18/

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Boss Hog – Club Helsinki, Hudson: Photos / Review

“Thirty-odd years after her debut Martinez remains a riveting stage presence, and like Iggy Pop she simply abhors any separation between band and audience. When Boss Hog’s opening number “Devious Motherfucker” failed to fill the dancefloor directly in front of … Continue reading

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“…escupiendo esa suerte de: punk, funk y blues.”

“La base rítmica, liderada por la excelente baterista –que además canta– Hollis Queens, es endemoniada y los arreglos de teclado de Mickey Finn son inmejorables.” – Muzikalia Review from the Boss Hog show at Sala 0 (Son Estrella Galicia), Madrid, … Continue reading

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“Boss Hog, rock and roll actitud”

“Blues, distorsión y rock & roll sin tregua que muchos esperaban con palpable expectación.” Review from the Boss Hog show at Sala 0 (Son Estrella Galicia), Madrid, Spain on 14 June 2018. Review: https://estrellagalicia.es/son/2018/06/18/boss-hog-rock-and-roll-actitud/ Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sonestrellagalicia/albums/72157670137401458

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” ¿Actitud? Toda la esperable y más.”

“Las expectativas eran altas para el grueso de los presentes, que siguen ubicando el proyecto de Spencer y Cristina en ese compartimento íntimo en el que uno guarda el relicario del rock creíble que sobrevive por el mundo. ¿Actitud? Toda … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Rock and Roll Hotel, Washington, DC: Photos

“Boss Hog still feels vital, even after all these years. The band have re-emerged, climbed back in the car, and slammed their foot on the accelerator.” ConcertAddicts.com have just posted a review and photo gallery from the Boss Hog, Escape-Ism … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Brood X: News Feature / Reviews

“Brood X feels less like the work of a group who’ve been on ice for so long, more a slithering and sludgy monster of an album, a boiling pot of hot funk keys, growling punk attack, searing blues breaks and … Continue reading

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Boss Hog – Brood X: Review

“This is a band that has the dirt and noise of their city ingrained in their fingernails; the songs reflect the pulse, danger and clamour of it perfectly.” LouderThanWar.com have just published a review of Boss Hog – Brood X. … Continue reading

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“Boss Hog Turn Up The Heat At The Hackney Oslo”

“Noise-core aficionados of all ages were in attendance, reflecting the extraordinary longevity of a band that’s been bursting eardrums and ripping up stages since 1989.” Photo Credit: Sam Wells Review: http://www.mattcatchpole.com/live-review-nyc-noise-merchants-boss-hog-rock-the-hackney-oslo/

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Boss Hog – Oslo, London: Review / Photos

“Serving out her seriously talented front woman power, Martinez’s presence is wildly magnetic and all eyes follow her stalking, provocative, killer moves.” RockShot.co.uk have published a review and set of photos from the Boss Hog show at Oslo, Hackney, London, … Continue reading

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“Laut, aber gut.”

“Die Band lässt das Zelt mit einer wilden Mischung aus Underground und alternativem Punkrock zittern.” Boss Hog – Rolling Stone Weekender, Weissenhäuser Strand, Germany (4 November 2016). Photo Credit: Pablo Heimplatz Photography Review: http://www.soundsandbooks.com/2016/11/05/rolling-stone-weekender-2016-konzertreview/ Photos: https://www.facebook.com/rollingstoneweekender/posts/10154016033772644

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Now I Got Worry: Feature

“Spencer, Bauer, and Simins sound completely unrestrained, like feral dogs left alone to run free and follow their every creative impulse.” The A.V. Club have just published a feature on The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Now I Got Worry. … Continue reading

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“Boss Hog, Red Aunts Celebrate 25 Years of In the Red Records at Rare Comeback Show”

“Boss Hog was perhaps the night’s top draw, and with good reason: This was the first Los Angeles show in 15 years by deliciously down ‘n’ dirty sleaze-rock combo, led by raven-haired, sandpaper-throated badass Cristina Martinez and featuring her ramshackle … Continue reading

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – La Belle Electrique, Grenoble: Photos

“Dès les premières notes, Jon Spencer nous hypnotise par son charisme.” The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – La Belle Electrique, Grenoble, France (9 March 2016). Photo Credit: Lionel Fraix Review / Photos: http://www.indiepoprock.fr/live-reports/concerts/the-jon-spencer-blues-explosion-la-belle-electrique/

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Flog, Firenze: Photos / Review

“I The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion hanno rischiato di far esplodere l’Auditorium Flog.” The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Flog, Firenze, Italy (12 March 2016). Photo Credit: Valentina Cipriani Full Gallery: http://www.outsidersmusica.it/recensione/London/le-foto-dei-jon-spencer-blues-explosion-vowland-baby-carla-flog-firenze/ Review: http://www.musiccoasttocoast.it/the-jon-spencer-blues-explosion-auditorium-flog-120316/

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